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Fall Changes in the U.K.

Editor’s Note: This post was previously published in Insights on Residency Training, which is hosted by the New England Journal of Medicine and NEJM Journal Watch. Megan Tetlow, PA-C, is from Fort Myers, Florida, now working in Sheffield, England, as part of the National Physician Associate Expansion [...]

By Megan Tetlow, PA-C|2016-12-01T09:00:03-05:00December 1st, 2016|Learning, Physician Assistant|5 Comments

Helping Struggling Learners Succeed Through Resident Coaching, a Q&A with Roy Phitayakorn, MD

Time and again, psychological studies show that one of the main differences between weak and strong students is metacognition (a student’s awareness of his or her level of understanding). Good students know when they have mastered material, but weaker students tend to be grossly overconfident. Among medical residents, [...]

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education|2016-11-03T09:00:24-04:00November 3rd, 2016|Learning, Residency|6 Comments

Exploring the ACGME Core Competencies: Systems-Based Practice (Part 4 of 7)

With an eye to creating medical educational and training programs that are relevant to a physician’s daily practice, in order to continuously improve medical training and health care, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) developed and recommended a set of skills that define a solid foundation [...]

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2020-09-21T16:41:31-04:00October 27th, 2016|Learning|3 Comments

Exploring the ACGME Core Competencies: Patient Care and Procedural Skills (Part 3 of 7)

A set of six Core Competencies was established in 1999 by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the governing body for graduate level medical training programs. These standards set in place the foundation for the training and continuing education of every resident and practicing physician; and [...]

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2020-09-21T16:41:50-04:00September 8th, 2016|Learning|Comments Off on Exploring the ACGME Core Competencies: Patient Care and Procedural Skills (Part 3 of 7)